John A. Woodward graduated from Colorado State University in 1974 with a major in finance and a minor in accounting. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Southwestern University School of Law in 1977. He is licensed as a California real estate broker and holds licenses to practice law in Colorado and California. He is a member of the Colorado, California, Arapahoe County (Colorado), and South Bay (California) Bar Associations, and has served as a Judge Pro Tempore in the South Bay Municipal Court. He is also admitted to practice in Federal District Court and Tax Court.
John heads the transaction department of Spierer, Woodward, Corbalis & Goldberg. His practice is limited to business and real estate transactions. He sometimes lectures on areas including those related to the Tax Deferred Exchange under Internal Revenue Code Section 1031, Real Estate Contracts, Liabilities of Real Estate Brokers, and Financing and Tax and Business Aspects in Formation of Business Entities.
John has testified on numerous occasions as an expert witness, primarily on issues related to leasing transactions and the standard of care of attorneys and real estate brokers in complex real estate transactions.
John has been awarded the highest rating by the national rating organization Martindale Hubbell: AV, meaning preeminent/high legal ability/very high ethical standards.
John is a former Chairman of the Greenwood Village (Colorado) Parks, Trails and Recreation Commission and Past President of the Village Tennis and Riding Club located in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. He is President of the Inverness Water and Sanitation and Inverness Metropolitan districts. He is a member of Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colorado, and serves on its Board of Directors. He is married, has three children, and resides in Greenwood Village, Colorado.